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Manager for Dot Records, Gallatin, Tenn. Address: 104 Shepherd Hills Drive, Madison, Tennessee. Wiseman, Scott "Skyland Scotty"; b. 11/8/09, Spruce Pine, N. C; w. Myrtle Eleanor Cooper "Lulu Belle"; d. Linda Lou, 24; s. Steven Scott, 19. Schools attended: Altamont High Sch., Crossnore, N. C, 1923-27; Duke Univ., Dur­ham, N. C, 1927-8; Fairmont Tchrs. Coll., Fairmont, W. Va., 1929-32; Northwestern Univ., Evanston, 111., 1957-8. A.B. Degree, Fairmont Tchrs. Coll., 1932; M.A. Degree, Northwestern, 1958. Worked on farm and as carpenter. Plays guitar and banjo. Entertainment experience: WRVA, Richmond, Va., 1927; WMMN, Fairmont, W. Va., 1929-32; WLS National Barn Dance, Chicago, 1933-58; WNBQ-TV, Chicago, 111., 1949-57; WSM Grand Ole Opry, 1950, 52; Ozark Jubilee, ABC-TV, 1957, 58; Breakfast in the Blueridge, Transcriptions, U.S.A. Bluebird, Con­queror, Brunswick, Vocalion, Vogue, Mercury, and Ka-Hill Records. Songs recorded: Home Coming Time, 1934; First Whippoorwill Song, 1934; Prisoner at the Bar, 1936; Madam I've Come to Marry, 1936; Mt. Dew; Time Will Tell; In Doghouse Now; My Heart Cries for You; I'm No Communist; Have I Told You Lately That I Love You; Old Time Bible; Company's Coming; etc. Most popular song was Have I Told You Lately That I Love You. Writer of: Home Coming Time, 1933; Mt. Dew (with B. L. Lunsford), 1935; Tell Her You Love Her, 1946; Remember Me, 1940; Empty Christmas Stocking, 1938; Time Will Tell, 1945; You Don't Love Me Like You Used to Do, 1946; Don'tcha, 1947; That New Vitamine, 1946; Tenderly He Watches, 1954; Each Time You Leave, 1952; Lonesome Whippoorwill, 1954; Between You and Me, 1958; Old Time Bible, 1953; Come As You Are, 1957. Movies: Shine on Harvest Moon, Republic, 1938; Coun­try Fair, Republic, 1939; Village Barn Dance, Republic, 1940; Swing Your Partner, Republic, 1942; Hi Ya Neigh­bor; National Barn Dance, Paramount, 1943; etc. Busi­ness enterprises: Cattle Farm; Real estate trading; Teaching speech in college, all at Spruce Pine, N. C. Honors: House attendance theatre, records, 1937; Park and Fair records, 1948. Address: Spruce Pine, North Carolina (Route 2).
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